October 27, 2014

Soldiers’ and Sailors, Henry Hornbostel’s competition winning design is a real gem. Yet, I believe that, like so many other buildings, maybe all of them, it is not well understood. It gets to some of the classic misunderstandings of Beaux Arts architecture that engage...

October 14, 2013

If you grew up in Marietta, Ohio, then you are likely to love Thomas Pollock Anshutz's Steamboat on the Ohio, 1896, or any painting with a riverboat. We used to have Becky Thatcher moored on the banks of the Muskingum, but it sank evocatively. The W.P. Snyder, though i...

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